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These 5G Laptops Will Change the Way You Work

They're starting to debut, and promising something entrepreneurs need: nonstop connectivity.
网盟彩票平台注册These 5G Laptops Will Change the Way You Work
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This story appears in the April 网盟彩票 issue of

Daniel Sokolovsky doesn’t bother with laptops. He’s the founder of the last-mile delivery company and travels around San Francisco constantly. ,  and are debuting 5G-enabled laptops. Their promise: No matter where a user is, they can open a laptop and instantly use the internet — thereby reducing fuss and increasing productivity. For example, imagine holding a session with multiple employees while in a field, or at a restaurant with no wi-fi. And what if people on the call speak different languages? Your laptop’s connectivity will be fast enough to translate speakers on the fly. For files, you won’t know or care whether they are stored locally or in the cloud, because they’re always just there. 

Related:  and a well-known expert on 5G networks, says the rollout may even shift entrepreneurs’ technology usage. “We’re seeing much more interest in connected PCs timed with the debut of these 5G networks,” he says. Both Gartner and IDC announced recently that PC shipments increased for the first time in eight years. And Avi Greengart, founder and lead analyst at , says that we should see foldable laptops in 网盟彩票, and maybe even battery life that lasts 24 hours. (Many vendors promise it.)

So will all connections now be made equal? Not entirely. There are two distinct versions of 5G. Sub-6 is slower but works inside buildings; millimeter-wave is faster but works best outdoors. (For now, Verizon is focused on millimeter-wave, and T-Mobile and AT&T are doing both.) Consumers might not notice the difference, but entrepreneurs may if their data usage is large enough.

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Available: March
Price: Starting at $1,799
5G Network: Sub-6 only
Other perks: Massive 15-inch screen, up to 30 hours of battery life, weighs only 3.2 pounds

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Available: Spring
Price: $1,499
5G Network: Millimeter-­wave and Sub-6
Other perks: Crisp 14-inch screen, 24 hours of battery life, weighs only 2.97 pounds

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Available: Summer
Price: TBD
5G Network: Sub-6 only
Other perks: Weighs only 2.2 pounds, uses recycled components

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